Liss Llewellyn Fine Art - Catherine Olive Moody: On the landing, Lorne Lodge, Sling Lane, Malvern, 1968

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Catherine Olive Moody:
On the landing, Lorne Lodge, Sling Lane, Malvern, 1968

Unmounted (ref: 4658)

Signed with initials, dated '68
Pastel
21 x 15 inch (53.5 x 38 cm)

Tags: Catherine Olive Moody interiors




Victor Moody moved to Lorne Lodge, Sling Lane, Malvern with his family in the early 1930s and Catherine his daughter, lived and worked there until her death.  This drawing shows the first floor landing which led onto Victor's studio.

Catherine Moody  studied under her father Malvern School of Art, at Royal College of Art with Gilbert Spencer and at Birmingham College of Art under Bernard Fleetwood-Walker. She was partiuclarly drawn to the medium of pastel which she used with great originality, often experimenting by combining it with other medium such as silver-point.   She taught at Manchester College of Art, then was head of Malvern School of Art, 1962-80. She was a designer for Dent Allcroft and wrote Silhouette of Malvern, 1953, and Painter's Workshop, 1982. Catherine Moody was especially drawn to working in pastel producing interiors, compositions and portraits.  She was a member of Pastel Society  and president of Malvern Art Club. She showed at PS and RP. Worcester City Art Gallery and Malvern Festival Theatre hold her work. She lived in Malvern, Worcestershire.


We are grateful to Stephen Whittle and Stephen Wildmas for assistance.


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